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Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
never left the appropriations committee. >>> diabetes in young people of color. john is live in san francisco where doctors call it an epidemic. john? >> reporter: i spoke with a lead researchers by phone. she said the exact reasons for this remain unclear. but she says that staple of the inner city diet, sugary soft drinks, may play a role. diabetes among inner city latinos jumped 27%. >> it is something scary, because it does run in the family, and from what i hear, it is hereditary. >> reporter: research suggests but doesn't prove what scientists call epigenetics, where parents pass on diabetes to their children. among urban african-americans, over that same four years, inherited diabetes jumped 70%. >> diabetes runs on my dad's side of the family. >> reporter: still, 20-year-old misha's lunch, two sugary soft drinks and a cheeseburger. >> i know if i eat anything unhealthy, i could end up turning into a diabetic. >> reporter: people we spoke to said unhealthy food is cheap and convenient. >> we go to mcdonald's, kentucky fried chicken. we eat all this terrible food. >> reporter:
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
caused rates of obesity and diabetes. >> diabetes is one of the most costly diseases to treat and manage. >> reporter: convenient healthy food will help. >> asking our community stores step up to the table, help us to create change. >> i told them i don't know if it will work out but when we did it it is selling. >> reporter: experts offered free work shops. kaiser donated a million dollars. and educates school children and parents. this store opened 18 months ago but is now closing. >> shows we can't be dependent on one store. >> reporter: they signed up two stores. they hope to have six more by the end of the year. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> after running out before the holiday, a hospital is restocked and ready to give out flu shots. >> inside the tunnel, a progress report on the tunnel and when it will open to drivers. . >>> the caldecott tunnel 4th bore product reached a milestone. we got inside the futon see the preble -- tunnel to see the progress. the progress is 75% finished and on track to meet its goal. two bores in both directions will hel
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
supplies. it keeps money for diabetes treatment and for coal mine safety. house democrats say there are enough votes to pass this compromise. >> up until now our speaker has he said when the senate acts, we will have a vote in the house. that is what he said. that is what we expect. that is what the american people deserve. >> from our reporting most if not all bay area democrats will vote yes in this bill tonight. both california senators did the same. if it is not passed, if there is a twist at the last moment, be aware, come thursday congress must start from square one and those tax hikes already took effect this morning. live in d.c., scott mcfarlane, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the vote in the house is set for tonight, add it comes after a day of intense debate. our consumer editor, tom vacar, is in the newsroom with more on this fast moving story and tells us what it all means for americans. >> reporter: i spent the entire day listening to what's going on in the house which is expected to vote on and very likely pass. the bill was reached in the wee hours of this morning. the senate's
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